Anita Durante (28 September 1897 – 2 May 1994) was an Italian actress.Born Anita Bianchi in Rome into a humble family, after attending a dramatic society for several years Durante made her official debut on stage in 1919, in Ettore Petrolini's Romani de Roma. Married with the actor Checco Durante, she stayed with the Petrolini's stage company nine years, then she formed a company with her husband. Also active in films, where she is best remembered as the Alberto Sordi's mother in Un americano a Roma, Durante was active on stage until 1992. She died in 1994, aged 96, following an accidental fall from the balcony of her home, while cleaning the windows.
Movies & TV shows
In this entertaining drama, "Carefree Giovanni" (Sergio Castellitto) is the beleaguered last heir to a dukedom closely associated with the great artist Leonardo da Vinci. As the curtain opens, one of ...
In 1900 in Rome, a poor carpenter named Francesco is recognized as part of a noble family in the process of decay. The Prince of Terenzi is disappointed by life and progress, and also falls in love wi...
Hell in the City
A young girl is behind bars. There are different types of inmates she befriends, from big tough dangerous dames to smaller submissive ladies who are completely lost in prison life.
Il prezzo della gloria
The story of a group of sailors.
Guardia, Guardia Scelta, Brigadiere e Maresciallo
There were four agents of the traffic police in the '50s. Their life often ends from job relationships. Giuseppe wants to be a composer and write an anthem for the roman traffic police. An agent named...
A traveling salesman is sent to prison after being accused of bigamy, while his wife and son are forced to consider leaving him permanently.
He thinks he's the best person to lead his friends because he's been in jail. A group of men decide to start a business. They need a van to start a transport company. They don't have enough money. How...
The Sign of Venus
Cesira Franca Valeri has a problem with men and wants men to woo her as well.
The Last Wagon
A Roman coachman with an old fashioned horse-drawn carriage who objects to the competition from motorised taxis doesn't want his daughter Nannarella to go out with a young taxi driver. Roberto helped ...